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X (1996) Review


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An old Japanese Anime pic gets new life (and English dialogue) in time for its rerelease in the states. Anime fans will no doubt be thrilled by the movie, but many of my fellow moviegoers will likely echo my overall opinion about X: It just doesn't make any sense.

From what I can put together, the story is this. The world is ending, and one man must destroy one of the Dragons that are warring over the world. Should he destroy the Dragons of the Earth or the Dragons of the Heaven? Destroying Earth will destroy earth. Destroying Heaven will keep the earth intact. Two buxom sisters predict (and seek) opposite outcomes. And our hero is wooed by each sister.

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